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LEADING OFF: DeGrom ailing, Swihart's new start, when Vlad?

Apr. 19, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: CHECK HIM Mets ace Jacob deGrom will have an MRI on his right elbow after the NL Cy Young Award said his arm has felt sore. DeGrom is leaving the team in St. Louis to get examined back in New York, and the team is putting him on the injured list. "We're not...

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

Apr. 19, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia played stopper again for the Yankees in earning his first win of the season and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer to help New York beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night. Mike Tauchman also went deep and the Yankees got four solid innings from their bullpen to bounce...

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

Apr. 19, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader. Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harbored someone who was...

1B Logan Morrison agrees to minor league deal with Yankees

Apr. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan Morrison agreed to a minor league contract Friday with the New York Yankees, who sought another first base option with Greg Bird again on the injured list. If added to the 40-man roster, Morrison would get a one-year contract with a $1 million salary while in the major leagues....

Mets ace deGrom going on injured list, getting MRI on elbow

Apr. 19, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is being put on the injured list and returning to New York for an MRI on his elbow after the NL Cy Young Award winner reported a sore right arm. "He came in on the off-day and played a little catch and started feeling it a little bit," Mets manager Mickey Callaway...

Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia gets good news on knee injury

Apr. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia said he got good news about the irritation in his left knee that caused his return to the 10-day injured list. The 35-year-old started the season on the injured list with inflammation in his left knee and was activated April 9. He...

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

Apr. 19, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but was able to play in the first two games of the series. He warmed up before Game 3 on Thursday night before it was...

Pedroia gets good news on latest knee injury

Apr. 19, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia said he got good news about the irritation in his left knee that caused his return to the 10-day injured list. The 35-year-old started the season on the injured list with inflammation in his left knee and was activated April 9. He...

NYC Ballet must rehire 2 dancers fired over nude photos

Apr. 19, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Ballet must reinstate two male dancers who were fired for sharing nude photos of women and sexually explicit texts, an arbitrator ruled Friday. The arbitrator decided the company should not have fired Amar Ramasar and Zachary Catazaro, who were both named in a lawsuit by a...

Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

Apr. 19, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America." Flyers officials said Friday they also...